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Gridiron Glory 2018

SPORTS ALERT: 2018 Gridiron Glory hitting newsstands this week

The Millington Star‘s more than decade old tradition of The Gridiron Glory is hitting newsstands this week. Since 2012 under the umbrella of the Journal West 10 Media, the annual look inside area high school football has expanded from Millington, Munford, Brighton and Tipton-Rosemark Academy to other schools like Arlington, Bartlett, Bolton, Collierville, Germantown and […]

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SPORTS ALERT: Trojans outlast Bolton to open 2018 victorious

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 93rd season of Millington Trojan Football would begin under the lights of Mooney Bosewell Field with uncertainty. Head Coach Chris Michael would suit up several young players on both sides of the ball. But the evening would have two sure bets. The Bolton Wildcats would provide tough competition in the […]

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Journal West 10 Media releases first ranking for 2018

The Germantown Red Devils were the inaugural Journal West 10 Media Power 10 champions going 10-0 last season. As the 2018 prep football season kicks off Friday night across the state. The Red Devils look prime to defend their crown. Here is the preseason rankings for the teams in our coverage area. The teams from the […]

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2018 TRA Rebels Seniors

Let’s Do It Again: Rebels look to improve after memorable 2017 campaign

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Did the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels peak in 2017? If you talk to the coaches and players coming back for 2018, the clear answer is a definite ‘No.’ Last season TRA won seven games in the regular season and earned a home playoff game. Multiple players were named to the All-State team […]

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2018 Millington Trojan Seniors

Tri This: 2018 Trojans will have multiple looks as young linemen mature

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Competition has pushed the trio of Tommy Clifton, Zeb Marvin and newcomer Josh Allred to a new level of excellence this past spring and summer. As all three upperclassmen battle for the Millington Trojan quarterback position, Allred, Clifton and Marvin have formed a friendship and understanding of pushing the Trojans to […]

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NMCA Homecoming with Return to Memphis in 2019

Star Staff Reports The National Muscle Car Association (NMCA) will make a return to Memphis International Raceway in Millington thanks to facility upgrades as it’s bringing the spirit and excitement of street-legal drag racing back to its home. The drag competition and car show event is being dubbed “The Memphis Homecoming” and it is happening […]

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Jamboree Tommy Clifton

Generation Now

Millington Trojans Assistant Coach Tommy Clifton looks in on a play Friday night during the 2018 Municipality Schools Football Jamboree quarter against the Collierville Dragons in Arlington. Clifton got a chance to view some of Millington’s key players like Corey Smith (No. 3), Johnny Mattox (No. 15) and his grandson Tommy Clifton III (No. 10) […]

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Next Gen: SYS Trojans are Millington established & Millington made

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The roll call of schools for the potential starting offensive line for the 2018 Millington SYS Trojans is pure Millington. As SYS Trojan Director Jeff Gibson went down the line, schools like E.E. Jeter, E.A. Harrold, Millington Elementary, Lucy echoed across the Aycock Park turf from the players. Almost every player […]

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2018 Brighton Football Seniors

Pressure Points: 2018 Cardinals look to reload and top the best season ever

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last time the Cardinals were on the gridiron, the Brighton players were walking off the field in Hendersonville after a 21-3 defeat courtesy of Beech. Despite the disappointment in the moment, the Cardinal players and coaches just accomplished the best season in school history by reaching the Class 5A State Semifinals. […]

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2018 Munford Football Seniors

Looking Forward: 2018 Cougars ready to continue successful trend, eyeing Region championship

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2017 football season was one of the best in Munford Football history. The team won their first playoff game in 20 years and had seven players sign college scholarships to play at the next level after a nine-win campaign. The Region 8-5A runner ups said goodbye to 26 seniors and […]

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